BIOL 223 Chapter 14-5

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  1. From where do association areas receive information?
    sensory cortexes
  2. List the three functions of the somatosensory association area discussed in class.
    • differentiate between different types of touch
    • differentiate between shape and texture
    • recognition of objects by touch alone
  3. The visual association area is responsible for recognizing:
    visual patterns
  4. When you are reading, which part of the brain recognizes letters on the page?
    the visual cortex
  5. When you are reading, which area of the brain recognizes that letters form words with meaning?
    the visual association area
  6. The facial recognition area allows you to:
    recognize someone's face
  7. What area allows you to recognize patterns in sound, such as a song on the radio or your wife's voice on the phone?
    auditory association area
  8. The orbitofrontal cortex allows you to recognize and differentiate between:
  9. Which area of the brain recognizes spoken word and allows you to turn thought into coherent speech?
    Wernike's Area
  10. List the four functions of the common integrative area discussed in class.
    • receive information from all other association areas
    • perform complex analysis of information
    • synthesize complex thoughts
    • effect memories
  11. Which area of the brain is responsible for determining personality?
    the prefrontal cortex
  12. True or False: The prefrontal cortex receives information from everywhere else in the brain.
  13. List the three characteristics of personality effected by the prefrontal cortex discussed in class.
    • judgement
    • intuition
    • mood
  14. What part of the brain is destroyed during a lobotomy?
    the prefrontal cortex
  15. The premotor area plays a role in the storage of:
    learned movement patterns
  16. The frontal eye field area allows for reading and driving by controlling:
    scanning movements of the eyes
  17. Brain activity is measured in _______ by means of an _______.
    hertz, electroencephalogram
  18. 1 hertz is equal to:
    one cycle per second
  19. List the four types of brain waves.
    • alpha
    • beta
    • theta
    • delta
  20. When would you expect to see alpha waves?
    when a person is awake and inactive or resting with their eyes closed
  21. Alpha waves travel at what frequency?
    8-13 hz
  22. When would you expect to see beta waves?
    when the brain is active
  23. Beta waves travel at what frequency?
    14-30 hz
  24. What type of brain waves occur when you are under emotional stress?
    theta waves
  25. At what frequency do theta waves travel?
    4-7 hz
  26. Delta waves only appear in adults during periods of:
    deep sleep
  27. What is the frequency range of delta brain waves?
    1-5 hz
  28. True or False: Infants can have delta waves while awake.
  29. The _______ initiates a learned movement pattern, the _______ controls the movement, and the _______ stores the movement pattern.
    • basal nuclei
    • cerebellum
    • premotor cortex
  30. If you could physically create words but no longer order them in meaningful ways, it would suggest and injury to which brain area?
    Wernicke's Area
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BIOL 223 Chapter 14-5
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